Regulated 12 Volt Supply Circuit



Description
A basic regulated 12 Volt power supply

Circuit diagram

Notes:
This circuit above uses a 13 volt zener diode, D2 which provides the voltage regulation. Aprroximately 0.7 Volts are dropped across the transistors b-e junction, leaving a higher current 12.3 Volt output supply. This circuit can supply loads of up to 500 mA. This circuit is also known as an amplified zener circuit.

author:Mick Devine, mick_devine@yahoo.com